Ray Jonas is a historian of “the long nineteenth century” which opens with the crisis of the European Old Regime in 1789 and concludes with its collapse in World War One.

LaShawnDa Pittman is an Associate Professor in the American Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Washington. She received her PhD in Sociology at Northwestern University.

Hope St. John is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology studying photographic practice in contemporary Qingdao.

Samantha Thompson is a feminist urban geographer and doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her dissertation explores the role of care in housing through an examination of the history of tenant protections in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC.